Editorials

Change in election law will hurt Hamtramck voters

It’s not often we talk about issues outside of Hamtramck. But recently Gov. Rick Snyder, a Republican, signed into law two very bad pieces of election law that…

With a new year, it’s time for a new beginning in city hall

It’s a new year and already we are off to a rocky start, politically speaking. City Councilmember Anam Miah distributed an open letter to the community making scathing…

News

Ethnic slurs and tire dumping alleged

Ethnic slurs and tire dumping alleged

  By Charles Sercombe Several months ago there were media reports of a police informant…

Will local control return to Hamtramck? A decision awaits

Will local control return to Hamtramck? A decision awaits

  By Charles Sercombe The future of the state’s role in supervising Hamtramck’s finances is…

Perennial candidate sentenced to federal prison for falsely redeeming church bonds

Perennial candidate sentenced to federal prison for falsely redeeming church bonds

    By Charles Sercombe For over 10 years Taras Nykoriak of Hamtramck has run…

Once in financial trouble, school district boasts a surplus

Once in financial trouble, school district boasts a surplus

  By Charles Sercombe What a difference a few years makes. About six years ago…

~Homestead Millage

Business

DDA is offering grants for businesses to purchase new signs

DDA is offering grants for businesses to purchase new signs

  Jos. Campau business owners who are thinking about getting a new sign this year have a helping hand waiting. The city’s Downtown Development Authority (DDA) is once…

Sign up for a DDA grant

By Charles Sercombe Attention business owners, here’s a deal for you. If your business sign is old, out of date, or just needs a new image, the Hamtramck…

In its 95th year, Kowalski Sausage has plenty to celebrate about

In its 95th year, Kowalski Sausage has plenty to celebrate about

  By Mike Murphy Special to The Review Hammered back into shape, bullet holes removed, and outlined anew with neon piping, the unmistakable sausage-shaped Kowalski sign will once…

News

Pot law on hold for now

Pot law on hold for now

  By Charles Sercombe Time to roll another one for Hamtramck city officials. Hamtramck’s attempt at adopting a law forbidding marijuana use busted down in a haze…

Features

Hamtown’s movers and shakers …

Hamtown’s movers and shakers …

    By Mike Murphy Special to The Review Recently, Kim Kozlowski, the founder of Detroit Little Libraries, received a helping hand for her project in the…

Editorials

A fitting tribute to a man who dedicated his life to Hamtramck

History will likely be kind to former Mayor Robert Kozaren. He was the city’s longest serving mayor, having been in office for 18 years, and he is…

Sports

For the first time in years, HHS baseball team come home champs

For the first time in years, HHS baseball team come home champs

By Alan Madeleine Last week, Hamtramck High’s boys’ varsity baseball team won their first district championship since … well, since anybody can seem to remember. And the…